Kuupik Kleist

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Kuupik Vandersee Kleist
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4th Prime Minister of Greenland
In office
12 June 2009 – 5 April 2013
MonarchMargrethe II
DeputyJens B. Frederiksen
Preceded byHans Enoksen
Succeeded byAleqa Hammond
Chairman of the OCT
for Greenland
In office
23 January 2012 – 25 September 2012
Leader of the Inuit Ataqatigiit
In office
10 June 2007 – Present
DeputyAqqaluaq B. Egede
Preceded byJosef Motzfeldt
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
8 February 2002 – Present
Member of the Danish Parliament
In office
20 November 2001 – 13 November 2007
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
1995–1996
Minister of Public Works and Transport
In office
1991–1995
Prime MinisterLars Emil Johansen
Personal details
BornJakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist
(1958-03-31) 31 March 1958 (age 60)
Qullissat, Greenland
NationalityGreenlandic
Political partyInuit Ataqatigiit
Spouse(s)Aviaaja Vandersee Kleist (2012–present)
Children5
Alma materUniversity of Roskilde
Websiteia.gl/kuupik-kleist

Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist (born 31 March 1958) was the Prime Minister of Greenland from 2009 to 2013.[1][2] He was succeeded by Aleqa Hammond.

References[change | change source]

  1. The Necessary Voice of Greenland - Information.dk. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. Thomas Borchert: "Troubled Greenland looks inward amid greater autonomy" - Deutsche Presse Agentur. Jun 18, 2009